Two sisters team up to create a side business with a social good component. It’s a dog-eat-dog world out there… are you working on your hustle?
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Maybe this is critical about if you are listening to silence all school in real time, it has just four days to go until these side hustle book is out. I will I'll be out in about in a different city every day. But of course the show will continue and I look forward to speaking to you from lots of different places, but for now Does the name Pavlov ring a bell was a day story features too. Computer scientist who happen to be sisters and whether boyfriends, who all join together to create a side hustled for the greater dog world, every dog stay, and today you hear about a rough social good story, but also makes money, of course, right after the shut out to our sponsor support for this podcast comes from progressive, saving money on your car. Insurance is easy with progressive. It's an average savings of seven hundred ninety six dollars for customers who switch and save. In fact, customers can qualify for an average of six discounts on their auto policy with protein
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every little collar sought the company provide a day of food to a dog and need. This is, of course, the buyer and give one model most famously created by Tom shoes and then emulated. Many times over, Car is a new site, us all started by two of our listeners: sisters, Julia and Erika Spellman, both of whom are computer science to running second bachelor degrees annually is boyfriend Rick resource whose aforetime software salesman, the idea first came to Julia during a trip. Ecuador to visit family. She had been there several times over the years. She witnessed the hardships, overpopulation and cruelty faced by stray dogs, but was always look for the question Well. What can I do? How can I help you? in Ecuador? There's not a lot of animal shelters. However, on this trip she discovered a newly formed shelter, Julia went to support it and thus created a little colored back home. She barred her dad's old singer sewing machine and power watch Youtube tutorials torn out. So
not borrowed sewing machine. The free learning of Youtube and other available resources is also how the little collar kept start up costs extremely low less than a few hundred dollars in total. For example, Julia signed up for a ten day free trial for Adobe software, nor to design and create the logo, and our goal was to and design that logo within the ten day trial period they use an ancient. They already own to print the labels and they built a low cost website with wax. They continue to keep costs down by purchasing materials in Bonn to get a lower rate thus making the largest investment into their hustle their time- and I mention this more than just Julia when dividing up responsibilities, Julia makes it The collars by hand Erika manages to the day to day operation and Rick Julius boyfriend is in charge of communication. This is a very new just a few months old, so the prophets fluctuate, but their curly averaging at least five hundred dollars a month, in April. The business has generated enough money to cover more than a years worth of food for one dog or three and sixty five days of food for threatening sixty five dogs. I guess depends on if that one dog wants to share.
What color is now working to establish a local presence in Boston reaching out to their community for potential collaboration in partnership with, like minded businesses, including boutique doc stories, but Julia era, and Rick's vision- is greater than just a week's website in a local presence. They want to create a brand. It spreads awareness about the stray dogs problem. They want to raise enough revenue to help on a larger scale and really there to do more. In addition. Supporting animal shelters in developing countries. They also have to build shelters themselves, one day offering employment locos, while helping homeless dogs, and it all begins with a little collar Well, my friends: it is a dog eat dog world out there, but dont give out don't stop retrieving. Inspiration is good, but inspiration with action is so much today show nuts are online at sight of some scope, dot com, slash to five eight and critical about.
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